Catherine Deneuve, Iconic Star, in Hospital after Minor Stroke

French screen star and Oscar nominated actress Catherine Deneuve has been hospitalized in Paris following a minor stroke.

Deneuve’s family told Agence-France Presse on Wednesday that the 76-year-old actress had suffered a “very limited” ischemic stroke.  Such strokes are caused by reduced blood flow to the brain.

Deneuve had the stroke while filming a scene in a hospital in Gonesse, near Paris, for the movie “De Son Vivant,” which is directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. Deneuve is now at the Salpetriere hospital, which specializes in treating strokes.

“De Son Vivant” has been shooting for the past three weeks. Production has now been suspended.

Newspaper Le Parisien first broke the news Wednesday of Deneuve’s hospitalization, saying she was in a “serious state” and in need of “extensive examinations.”

Deneuve’s associates were reporting that her condition was not alarming. Italian news agency ANSA quoted a source saying that the actress had been suffering from “fatigue.”

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